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Jicama salad

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Crunchy, yummy, nutrition packed salad

Jicama is a root vegetable, sometimes referred to as a Mexican potato. It's slightly sweet and crunchy. Jicama is high in fiber and vitamin C, and low in calories. It's also a good source of B vitamins, iron, and potassium.

Jicama is usually eaten raw, though it can be added to stir frys.

Here is a quick and easy recipe for a jicama salad that is low in calories and high in nutrition.